My Dad has always told me, ‘pain is just a weakness leaving the body.’
As a runner, this statement is both encouraging and confusing. 472 more words
They say you should never make big life decisions in the middle of the night. Well, thanks to two vodka martinis and a bad case of monkey mind, several weeks ago, I found myself reading “Marathoning for Mortals” again during the wee hours. 2,191 more words
Deena Kastor won’t try to make history at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials on Saturday.
Kastor, 42 and the last U.S. woman to earn an Olympic marathon medal (bronze, 2004), will not contest the 26.2-mile race in Los Angeles due to a recent glute muscle strain. 204 more words
Twice in recent men’s U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials history the weather has been a significant factor. This coming Saturday in Los Angeles that number will jump to three as temperatures in LA have been forecast for the low-70sF (21C) at the 10 a.m. 1,401 more words